HMRC's changes to the tax treatment of dividends leads to more small business paying out more profits as dividends
World First outlines some of the ways UK small businesses can tackle the complicated world of post-Brexit Britain
New SAP survey reveals huge growth in the use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms for SMEs looking to access new markets and communicate with customers
CBI lays out its priorities for any Brexit strategy, calling on new PM to emphasis market access and replace important EU support to small business
With HMRC tweaking the way it collects income tax in Scotland, small business owners and their staff could face a potential payroll headache, accountants have warned.
This week's small business superstar is Kathy McArdle, CEO of Creative Quarter, a Nottingham-based project for economic growth, enterprise and entrepreneurial spirit. We discussed Nottingham's creative culture, what businesses should do when faced with overdraft problems and winning an award at the SME Assembly in Luxembourg.
Late payments are plaguing small businesses across the country, with large corporations simply refusing to pay their small suppliers on time. This infographic from Sage emphasises just how many small firms are suffering with late payments and highlights some of the most common excuses used by companies who haven’t paid up on time.
During the European Commission’s SME Assembly in Luxembourg, SME Insider spoke with Lili Scout, a 12-year-old entrepreneur from Australia’s Sunshine Coast and the face of the Tech Girls are Superheroes movement. Lili spoke about her dream of getting more young women into the tech world, why children can start a business at any age and how she aims to support small businesses.
With auto enrolment affecting millions of small businesses around the UK, SME Insider spoke with Andy Beswick, head of business solutions at Aviva. He told us about the problems SME owners are facing with the staging process, and revealed what accountants can do to help the 480,000 businesses that need to set up their pension scheme by the end of next year
We spoke to Charles Cracknell, founder of the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank (YEB), a Humber-based business fund that has supported over 350 local people with their enterprising ideas. We discussed funding for young people, how Cameron’s devolution plans could affect local firms and why he hates the word ‘entrepreneur’.